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Patty Jenkins’ ‘Star Wars: Rogue Squadron’ Taps Matthew Robinson to Write

Writer Matthew Robinson is heading to a galaxy far, far away.After fleshing out the world that never lies in “The Invention of Lying” and the monster apocalypse in “Love and Monsters,” Matthew Robinson is penning the script for Patty Jenkins’ “Star Wars: Rogue Squadron,” which is currently scheduled to be released on Dec. 22, 2023.While […]

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How ‘Love and Monsters’ Became the Dark Horse in the Visual Effects Oscar Race

“Love and Monsters,” the post-apocalyptic, sci-fi comedy about giant mutants, has become the surprise dark horse in the Visual Effects Oscar race. That’s because it was a standout at the virtual bake-off. “The spirit of the award should go to ‘Love and Monsters,’” said one anonymous voter. “It was fun, entertaining, well done, and relied […]

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Oscars: Best Visual Effects Predictions 2021

Thanks to the pandemic and the absence of big budget, VFX-intensive studio films, this is the wildest, most idiosyncratic VFX shortlist in Academy history. How else do you explain the inclusion of such outliers as HBO’s “Welcome to Chechnya” (the first documentary entry in the category), “Bloodshot” (Sony), the low-budget Vin Diesel comic book actioner, […]

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Paramount Takes ‘Love and Monsters’ to PVOD and It’s a Hit

After selling off a half-dozen titles to Amazon and Netflix, “Love and Monsters” is one of the few Paramount Pictures titles to receive a 2020 theatrical release. It’s not much of a release — 387 theaters this weekend, for $255,000 — but its PVOD performance (at $19.99) may suggest why Paramount chose to hold on […]

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